Council Overview

Council Appointments


Bill Howatson
19 - Mearns
Scottish Liberal Democrat
Deputy Provost

Ron McKail
13 - Westhill and District
Leader of the Council and Leader of the Conservative Group

Jim Gifford
8 - Mid-Formartine
Depute Leader of the Council and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group

Peter Argyle
15 - Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Scottish Liberal Democrat
Leader of the SNP Group

Richard Thomson
9 - Ellon and District
Leader of the Aligned Independents

Norman Smith
4 - Central Buchan
Aligned Independent
Leader of the Democratic Independent and Green Group

Paul Johnston
8 - Mid-Formartine
Democratic Independent and Green Group
Leader of the Aberdeenshire Labour & Communities Alliance

Alison Evison
17 - North Kincardine
Scottish Labour
Council administration member
Cllr Wendy AgnewCllr Peter ArgyleCllr Dianne Beagrie
Cllr Rosemary BruceCllr Marion BuchanCllr George Carr
Cllr Colin ClarkCllr John CoxCllr Isobel Davidson
Cllr Sarah DickinsonCllr Marion EwensonCllr Alan Fakley
Cllr Mark FindlaterCllr Paul GibbCllr Jim Gifford
Cllr Andrew HassanCllr Fergus HoodCllr Bill Howatson
Cllr Jeff HutchisonCllr Moira InglebyCllr Andy Kille
Cllr John LathamCllr Sebastian LeslieCllr Dominic Lonchay
Cllr Doreen MairCllr Ron McKailCllr Alistair McKelvie
Cllr Ian MollisonCllr Gillian OwenCllr Hamish Partridge
Cllr Colin PikeCllr Ann RossCllr Michael Roy
Cllr Anne SimpsonCllr Norman SmithCllr Hazel Smith
Cllr Anne StirlingCllr Iain SutherlandCllr Iain Taylor
Cllr Iris WalkerCllr Sandy WallaceCllr Judy Whyte
Cllr Robbie Withey 

Active Committees Overview

CommitteeChairVice Chair
Aberdeenshire Community Planning Board
Aberdeenshire CouncilBill HowatsonRon McKail
ACT2 (Aberdeenshire Charities Trust)
Appeals CommitteeAnne Simpson
Appointments CommitteeJim GiffordPeter Argyle
Audit Committee (from 27 January 2017)Ross CassieAlistair McKelvie
Banff and Buchan Area Committee
Buchan Area Committee
Business Services Committee (from 27 January 2017)Jim GiffordColin Clark
Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum
Communities Committee (from 27 January 2017)Anne StirlingIris Walker
Education and Children s Services Committee (from 27 January 2017)Gillian OwenMark Findlater
Employees Joint Consultative Committee
Fisheries Working Group
Formartine Area Committee
Funding Of Voluntary Social Work Organisations Sub-Committee
Garioch Area Committee
Gypsy/Traveller Sub Committee
IJB Audit Committee
Industrial Cases Committee
Infrastructure Services Committee (from 27 January 2017)Peter ArgyleJohn Cox
Integration Joint Board
Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee
Licensing Board - Central
Licensing Board - North
Licensing Board - South
Licensing Committee (Temporary)Fergus Hood
Licensing Sub-Committee
Local Review Body
Marr Area Committee
North Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum
North East Scotland Agriculture Advisory Group
North East Scotland Fisheries Development Partnership
Penalty Notice Hearing Panel
Procedures CommitteeBill Howatson
School Placings And Exclusions Appeal Committee
Social Work Complaints Review Committee
South Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum
Sustainability Sub-Committee
Transitional Committee (from 27 January 2017)
Vacation Committee

Council committees overall political makeup